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AAFP Defines Role of Pharmacists, Family Physicians in Health Care Delivery System

Jan 18, 2012 - The AAFP has issued a revised position paper that helps to define the professional relationship between pharmacists and family physicians in an integrated health care delivery system. The AAFP recognizes the evolving complexity and proliferation of pharmaceutical agents and (the) ...

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

Change Is Hard: What Really Happens When You Try to Implement a New Care Model -- FPM

Dec 1, 2017 - Even with a laudable goal, such as reducing physicians’ administrative burdens, it can be difficult to implement change. These real-world lessons can help.

Family Practice Management : Articles

Quality Incentive Payments: Team-based or Individualized?

Jul 6, 2015 - Recently published research explores the question of whether physicians and other health care professionals favor a team-based or individual-level quality incentive payment model.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

Taking Care of Disadvantaged Patients - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2017 - No single person can be responsible for the health of a population. However, there are a number of strategies for taking care of members of disadvantaged populations. These range from targeted compassion and interventions for the individual patient to broad advocacy for disadvantaged ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2017 - Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) result from intrauterine exposure to alcohol and are the most common nonheritable causes of intellectual disability. The percentage of women who drink or binge drink during pregnancy has increased since 2012. FAS ...

American Family Physician : Article

Researchers Investigate Primary Care Professional Burnout

Jan 31, 2018 - Researchers surveyed physicians and other primary care professionals in a medical home setting to see how task-sharing is related to physician burnout.

AAFP News : Focus on Physician Well-being

Tasks your nurse could be doing to boost practice productivity -- FPM

Jan 17, 2019 - How to expand the roles of your care team registered nurses to help the practice serve more patients and increase revenue.

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Identification of and Treatment for Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care Settings - ...

Jun 15, 2019 - We have identified the ways in which family physicians can implement the USPSTF screening recommendation for unhealthy alcohol use and then intervene when a patient has a positive screen.

American Family Physician : Editorials

Pharmacists (Position Paper)

Mar 27, 2018 - Read the AAFP's position paper on the role of pharmacists in high-quality health care.

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Using Empowered CMAs and Nursing Staff to Improve Team-based Care

...Using Empowered CMAs and Nursing Staff to Improve Team-based Care Highly trained workers can perform more visit-related tasks, boosting care quality and reducing physician burnout. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Dr. Jerzak is a family physician with Bellin Health in Green Bay, Wis., and is...

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How Team Based Care Can Achieve the Quadruple Aim

...How Team Based Care can Achieve the Quadruple Aim Kathy Kerscher, MBA Bradley Wozney, MD ACTIVITY DISCLAIMER The material presented here is being made available by the American Academy of Family Physicians for educational purposes only. Please note that medical information is...


Resolution No. 306 - Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Liability -- Congress of ...

Apr 16, 2014 - This resolution proposes the AAFP investigate the issue of Accountable Care Organization (ACO) liability, and based on the findings, make recommendations for member education and determine appropriate advocacy.

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A Team-Based Care Model that Improves Job Satisfaction

...A Team-Based Care Model That Improves Job Satisfaction Expanding the role of medical assistants to better support providers can improve not only traditional outcomes but also job satisfaction. ABOUT THE AUTHORS Dr. Lyon is an associate professor and medical director of the AF...

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Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Should Be Included in Patient Health Care Teams - ...

Feb 1, 2019 - Letters to the Editor from AFP readers regarding previously published articles.

American Family Physician : Letter

New 'Shared Principles' Lay Out Vision of Primary Care

Aug 30, 2017 - The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative recently released a list of shared principles that can serve as a vision statement for the future of primary care.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

Four Tips to Improve Your Relationship With Health IT -- Physician Health First

Mar 16, 2018 - Family physician John W. Beasley offers practical tips for how to use health IT to foster human connections and keep your EHR from being a barrier to care.

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Four Tips to Improve Your Relationship With Health IT -- Physician Health First

Mar 16, 2018 - Family physician John W. Beasley offers practical tips for how to use health IT to foster human connections and keep your EHR from being a barrier to care.

Membership : Member Benefits

Can Design Thinking Improve Health Care for Patients, Physicians?

Feb 5, 2019 - Design thinking requires decision-makers to empathize with, and test potential solutions with, users and stakeholders. Lalita Abhyankar, M.D., M.H.S., shares insights from a crash course on the process.

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Remodeling Family Medicine Centers to Meet Team-Based Care

...Team-Based Care Michael Arnold, DO Faculty Development Fellow Disclaimer The views expressed are those of the author(s) and do not reflect the official policy of the Department of the Army, the Department of Defense or the U.S. Government. 2 Do you have...


Team-based Education Helps Fulfill PCMH Promise

Mar 20, 2014 - What's the best way to bring a good idea to fruition? Make sure people know about it. That's exactly what the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative did last year when it launched an interactive database that features academic and training institutions that have embraced ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

When Physician Family Members Are Involved in Patients' Care - Curbside Consultation - ...

Mar 1, 2016 - It is not unusual for physicians to care for patients who have physician family members. This can be advantageous for patients, their families, and the clinical team because physician family members often better understand the clinical situation, its severity, and the treatment options....

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

Primary Care Physicians Call for Medical School Curricula That Prepare Graduates for ...

Jan 18, 2011 - WASHINGTON - America’s primary care physicians today released the Joint Principles for the Medical Education of Physicians as Preparation for Practice in the Patient-Centered Medical Home. The principles will guide medical school curricula in ensuring that all physicians, regardless of ...

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Team-Based Care

...Team-Based Care Amy Mullins, MD, CPE, FAAFP What is Team-Based Care? • Care delivered by a multidisciplinary, integrated care team • Led by a physician • Goal is to provide care that is - Effective - Efficient -...

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Implement Team-Based Care to Support Patient Self-Management

Jul 17, 2013 - A free TransforMED webinar series that began in May and explores the topic of patient self-management soon will conclude with its third offering. Register now to learn how to assemble and fine-tune a clinical team that can effectively support strategies to enhance patient ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

How to Excel at Access—and Why It Matters -- FPM

Oct 1, 2018 - Patients do better and cost less when they have ready access to primary care, but could your practice be thinking about access all wrong?

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